Fysh, Wilmot Hudson, Sir

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Dates:
Birth 1895-01-07
Death 1974-04-06

Biographical notes:

Sir Wilmot Fysh, K.B.E., cr. 1953, D.F.C., F.R.G.S.A., F.R.Ac.S., M.Inst.T., was born in Launceston, Tasmania in 1895. He was a founder of Qantas in 1920. He was Managing Director of Qantas 1923-1947; Chairman and Managing Director 1947-1955; member of Executive Committee of I.A.T.A. (International Air Transport Association) and President for 1961-1962; Chairman of Qantas Empire Airways Ltd. and Qantas Wentworth Holdings Limited from which he retired in 1966. He was awarded the Oswald Watt Gold Medal for service to aviation.

From the description of Papers of Sir Hudson Fysh [manuscript]. 1937-1967. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225828160

Sir Hudson Fysh, 1895-1974, was a founder of Qantas Ltd., 1920.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225782150

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Subjects:

  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aeronautics--History
  • Evangelists--Biography
  • Merchants--Biography
  • Aeronautics, Commercial--Forecasting
  • Aeronautics, Commercial--History

Occupations:

  • Company directors

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)